Public land politics mark Denver debut of outdoor trade show

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Ashley Winters, of New York City, places a pair of boots amid the mannequins on display in the Joules clothing display at the opening of the Outdoor Retailers and Snow Show in the Colorado Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. Three floors of all the latest products for outdoor use makes the event the largest U.S. trade show for the outdoor and winter sports industries that represent $887 billion in sales. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show debuted in Denver on Thursday after the multimillion-dollar international gathering of industry brands made a high-profile departure from its longtime Utah home in a dispute over preserving public lands.

Cheyenne students and nonprofit giving 4 families homes

In a Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 photo, Mathew Wright, a junior, uses a hammer during a Habitat for Humanity build off 13th Street in Cheyenne. Students from the three Cheyenne comprehensive high schools are working on two twin homes, which will provide shelter for four families as opposed to one. (Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Four families will get new homes this year, and students from three of Cheyenne’s high schools are helping grant that dream.

Wives unite to protect Weber County law enforcement

In a Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 photo, Lydia Hebdon, left, pulls open part of the Spartan armor vest as fellow Blue Line Ladies Foundation board members Aly Ward, center, and Anna McEwan, right, talk about the groups fundraising efforts to equip Utah law enforcement with the vests, inside Weber County Sheriff's Department in Ogden. (Sarah Welliver/Standard-Examiner via AP)

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — It all started in Dallas with the shooting deaths of five police officers by a sniper.

Utah Lawmakers advance abortions ban based on Down syndrome

Republican Rep. Karianne Lisonbee speaks during a committee hearing at the Utah State Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Salt Lake City. A committee of Utah lawmakers has pushed forward a bill that would bar doctors from performing abortions sought because the fetus has Down syndrome. Their vote in support followed an emotional, two-hour hearing Thursday where people with Down syndrome and other disabilities and the parents of such children spoke for and against the measure. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A committee of Utah lawmakers pushed forward a bill that would bar doctors from performing abortions sought because the fetus has Down syndrome.

Authorities arrest 1, seek 2 in slaying of Colorado deputy

A flag hung down from Truck 53 and Tower 51 to form the archway as Brighton, Colo., police officers stood at attention and saluted as the hearse carrying Adams County Sheriff's Office Deputy Heath Gumm arrives at the Adams county coroner on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Brighton. Gumm was killed Wednesday night responding to a call in a residential area north of downtown Denver, the sheriff's office said. (John Leyba/The Denver Post via AP)

DENVER (AP) — Authorities in Colorado have arrested one man and are searching for two other suspects in connection with the killing of a sheriff’s deputy, leading some schools in the area to shut down.

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